IU International Magazine

Stay informed about the international activities of Indiana University with IU International magazine, published twice a year since 1993 by the Office of the Vice President for International Affairs.

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Lynn Schoch
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Office of the Vice President for International Affairs
Indiana University
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Spring 2014

  • IU in Africa
    IU's Africa connections go back many decades and includes work in ethnomusicology, institutional development, law, training for mid-career professionals, literature, and film.
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  • Raga, Taal, and Sarod: Indian Classical Music
    Amjad Ali Khan has spent his life playing and promoting the classical music of India. His visit to Bloomington last fall included classes and performances, winning students and scholars alike to the traditions of raga, taal, and sarod.
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  • Water, Climate Change, and Preparing for the Future - Kenya and the U.S.
    IU geography professor and co-director of the Ostrom Workshop in Political theory and Policy Analysis Tom Evans talks about the workshop's project to build a model that will serve farmers in drought-vulnerable areas of Kenya and the U.S. in the face of climate change.
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  • Lee Feinstein: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Ambassador Lee Feinstein is the inaugural dean of the IU School of Global and International Studies. He comes to IU with a distinguished diplomatic career and considerable experience in international policy making, law, and ethics.
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  • Coming to the United States to Study
    International students from Uganda, South Korea, Uzbekistan, and Mexico share their experiences of IU Bloomington and IUPUI. They discuss surprises, adjustments, and the overall impact of the experience and offer advice for new students studying in an unfamiliar environment.
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  • Business, Dhaka, and Honoring a Historic Partnership
    M. Osman Yousuf, MBA'76 celebrated IU's connection to the Institute of Business Administration at the University of Dhaka in the 1960s with a fellowship, in honor of his father Dr. Md Osman Ghani, that brings a faculty member from Dhaka to Bloomington biannually. The fellowship honors his father, Dr. Md Osman Ghani, one of the prime movers of the institute's connection with IU and could be the first step in reviving the partnership between IU and the institution it helped create.
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  • Parting Shot
    The plains of Eastern Kenya
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  • Protests in Turkey
    Vice President for International Affairs David Zaret was in Istanbul last spring in the midst of a popular uprising. He reports and illustrates the protests and their results.
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  • Voices of Central America
    Jeffrey Gould was awarded the John W. Ryan Award for International Programs in 2013 for his decades of work documenting the political developments and their impact on the peoples of El Salvador and Nicaragua.
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  • IU Goes to Africa
    An IU presidential delegation visited institutions in South Africa, Kenya, and Ghana in September 2013. The itinerary included meetings at the Gordon Institute of Business and its home institution the University of Pretoria; the University of the Western Cape; University of Cape Town; Christel House, Cape Town; AMPATH and Moi University and its School of Medicine; and the University of Ghana.
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  • IU and Mongolia
    Mongolia has been a focus of IU scholars for almost three quarters of a century. Last summer, a group of IU alumni, along with IU Mongolia expert Christopher Atwood, visited historic and contemporary sites in and around the South Gobi.
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  • Milestones of the Office of Overseas Study, by Kathleen Sideli
    The IU Office of Overseas Study celebrated 40 years of managing study abroad operations by moving to a new venue. Director of that office, Kathleen Sideli, reports on accomplishments during those 40 years and the benefits of the new space.
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  • Moments Abroad
    A selection of award-winning photographs taken by IUPUI and IU students studying abroad.
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